Letter to the Editor| Volume 22, ISSUE 2, P474, February 2021

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Response to “Do Exercises Prevent Falls Among Older Adults: Where Are We Now? A Systematic Review”

Published:October 26, 2020DOI:
      Senderovich and Tsai
      • Senderovich H.
      • Tsai P.M.
      Do exercises prevent falls among older adults: Where are we now? A systematic review.
      provide a unique update on single, multifactorial, and multicomponent falls prevention interventions for community-dwelling older adults and long-term care (LTC) residents. Falls are an ongoing concern for older adults and health care providers alike and can result in significant injury and disability. Exercise is one of many nonpharmacologic fall prevention interventions and we are encouraged by the recent focus on exercise. However, we question their decision to focus on a “healthy” LTC population and for combining studies in LTC and the community in their results, discussion, and conclusions.
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